Read our current issue by clicking on the cover below. Read Light‘s poems of the week
by Paul Haebig
Joe Biden says, “Just ‘cause you’re poor
There’s no reason at all you can’t score
Just as high as a white.
You still can be bright!”
Would someone please show him the door?
by Alex Steelsmith
Mayor de Blasio
touts a big vision and
stands very tall,
even though odds of this
winning the White House are
by Phil Huffy
“Elderly man survives on nothing but
Coca-Cola for 5 days after falling in home”
—New York Post
To the floor he tumbled
fearing help might never come,
sustained by Coca-Cola—
sadly though, in want of rum.
by Jerome Betts
“Now, the Trump administration has significantly weakened the
Endangered Species Act, a bipartisan 1973 law designed to
prevent the most threatened species from going extinct.”
A US law, the ESA,
Preserves the grizzly bear,
Bald eagles, too—hurray! Hurray!—
No longer quite so rare.
Oh, may it sense, some happy day,
The world’s deep green despair
And function in reverse—yay! Yay!—
To doom the orange hair.